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  • adjective superlative form of plucky: most plucky.

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Examples

  • A GMTV source described the 31-year-old as the "pluckiest" presenter on the programme.

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  • He is the smallest, the pluckiest, and definitely the ugliest of the bunch, but he has enormous heart, as do you, my dear.

    Exit the Actress

  • He is the smallest, the pluckiest, and definitely the ugliest of the bunch, but he has enormous heart, as do you, my dear.

    Exit the Actress

  • The Broncos and the NFL's pluckiest phenomenon ran headlong into the august New England Patriots, and fell by the unflattering score of 41-23.

    Tebow-Mania Ends...For Now

  • Nine year old Sooz, who sets out to find a hero to slay the griffin menacing her village, is the bestest, brightest, cutest, pluckiest little girl in the whole wide world.

    The 2006 Nebula Award: The Novelette Shortlist

  • “She is the pluckiest girl I ever came across in my life,” said Lord Rufford.

    The American Senator

  • D. F., with our own Metropolitan police, guardians of our homes, the pluckiest lads and the finest body of men, as physique, in the service of our sovereign.

    Ulysses

  • Crew passes on without a stagger; East is hurled forward by the shock, and plunges on his shoulder, as if he would bury himself in the ground; but the ball rises straight into the air, and falls behind Crew's back, while the "bravoes" of the School-house attest the pluckiest charge of all that hard-fought day.

    Tom Brown's Schooldays

  • "She was the pluckiest girl I know," he wound up loyally.

    The Vision of Desire

  • Here one of the pluckiest fights of the campaign took place.

    With Methuen's Column on an Ambulance Train

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